Florida man fired from insurance firm after Costco mask outburst

Florida man fired from insurance firm after Costco mask outburst
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[Ed. – Wait, what?]

The Florida Costco shopper who went ballistic after an elderly woman asked him to wear a mask is now out of a job.

The man – who said he felt threatened and harassed during the June 27 incident that went viral on social media – was identified Tuesday by internet sleuths and later Ted Todd Insurance as Daniel Maples, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.

A bio for Maples, who had worked with the insurance agency since 2016, had been removed from the company’s website by midday Tuesday.

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The bio previously identified Maples as the company’s “highest-producing sales agent” and noted activities he enjoyed in his spare time, including hot yoga, traveling, cooking and “mentoring” others.

Company officials confirmed Maples’ termination in a statement Tuesday.

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